Ethiopia - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper 2013 African Cup of Nation's calendar Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:03:35 +0200 Ojong Debra Ethiopia: Govt Launches Green Economic Funding Facilit Tue, 18 Sep 2012 21:09:55 +0200 The Climate Resilient Green Economy Facility (CRGEF) was launched on September 10, 2012, with the intent of supporting the government's vision of attaining a middle income economy with low carbon growth by 2025. Ethiopia and U.K. forge closer economic ties Tue, 29 Mar 2011 17:33:09 +0200 Ethiopia and United Kingdom are soon to sign a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) that aims to give further impetus to growing trade and investment relations between the two countries. Yohannes Anberbir Ethiopia to overthrow Eritrean government? Sat, 19 Mar 2011 21:38:38 +0100 Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia has revealed that his government has embarked on new strategy that targets Eritrean president Isayas Afwerki, his arch foe, and government. Yohannes Anberbir Ethiopia: Egyptian fears over new dam 'groundless' Thu, 17 Mar 2011 20:19:09 +0100 The Ethiopian government has downplayed the effect that a dam it is planning to build near the Sudanese border could have on lower Nile riparian sates, Egypt and Sudan. Addis Ababa has qualified fears expressed by Egyptian officials as “unsubstantiated”. Yohannes Anberbir Clean water for rural Ethiopia Tue, 15 Mar 2011 18:52:56 +0100 After Lori Pappas first arrived in the Omo River Valley in southwestern Ethiopia three years ago, the first thing she did was conduct a survey of working water wells in the area. Karen Calabria Ethiopian court throws OLF members into jail for life Tue, 08 Mar 2011 15:06:28 +0100 Three Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) leaders have been imprisoned for life by the Ethiopian High Court after they were found guilty of carrying out terrorist attacks on innocent Ethiopians. Desalegn Sisay Ethiopia: Sudanese Parties Hold Post-Referendum Negotiations Mon, 07 Mar 2011 13:18:47 +0100 On 5 March 2011, the Parties to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) concluded a six-day negotiation session on post referendum issues at Kuriftu Resort, Bishoftu, Ethiopia. Ethiopia led Nile treaty gains ground as Burundi joins Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:57:55 +0100 Ethiopian authorities have expressed their contentment over Burundi's decision to sign a new Nile water equitable sharing treaty that will end Egypt's historical control over the Nile water. Desalegn Sisay Ethiopia: A double standard on land related issues Thu, 03 Mar 2011 22:32:48 +0100 Ethiopia Agriculture Ministry, last month, rejected a petition to reconsider the lease of huge forestry lands to foreign companies. Whilst local environmentalists argue that the land lease would destroy large portions of forest lands and contribute to drought, officials from the Agriculture Ministry say otherwise. Desalegn Sisay Ethiopia, Nigeria, DRC to get increased aid from UK Wed, 02 Mar 2011 11:57:00 +0100 Ethiopia, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo will receive more direct development aid from the United Kingdom as the aid to other countries adjudged to have "graduated" out of poverty is cut. Konye Obaji Ori Ethiopia: No hope for Ethio Telecom employees? Wed, 02 Mar 2011 11:49:30 +0100 French telecommunications giant, France Telecom, and the Ethiopian government are involved in a dispute following a decision to cut 8,000 jobs at Ethio Telecom in a bid to restructure the state-owned company. Concerned over a number of irregularities, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi last week delegated a representative to find a solution to the issue. Desalegn Sisay Ethiopia: A new law for horticulture producing and exporting enterprises Tue, 01 Mar 2011 18:40:04 +0100 Ethiopian lawmakers have approved a new law to impose a mandatory Environmental and Social Friendly regulation on the country's horticulture producing and exporting enterprises. Desalegn Sisay Addis Ababa: Experts Meeting on eHealth and Telemedicine Harmonization in Africa Tue, 01 Mar 2011 04:10:12 +0100 The Experts Meeting on Health and Telemedicine Harmonization in Africa, opened today, Monday 28th February, 2011 at the Headquarter of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to present its outcome to the 5th session of the Conference of the African Union Health Ministers scheduled for April 2011, in Namibia. Experts and Gibberish in the Ethiopian, Egyptian, Tunisian, Libyan and Western context Fri, 25 Feb 2011 16:54:06 +0100 The poetic rhetoric of some American officials in the face of complex political issues tend bring gist to the mill of the satirist. “Some of the leaders we support may be bastards but they are OUR bastards” Kirkpatrick's statement, notwithstanding its brutally direct tone, sets precedence for a famous contradictory declaration from Henry Kissinger: "if people are foolish enough to elect left wing leaders we cannot let them have their say." Refusing to be left out of the equation, Donald Rumsfeld declared: “As we know, there are known unknowns, the one's we don't know, we don't know”. But, that was before Sarah Palin took the top spot, kicking out Miss South Carolina 2007, with her Egypt-America relations arguments... Hama Tuma